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The Testing and Militarization of K-12 Education: Eugenic Assault on Urban School Populations, Online Submission, 2010-Jul-22

<b>ERIC Number:</b> ED510993<p><b>Record Type:</b> Non-Journal<p><b>Publication Date:</b> 2010-Jul-22<p><b>Pages:</b> 18<p><b>Abstractor:</b> As Provided<p><b>Reference Count:</b> 21<p><b>ISBN:</b> N/A<p><b>ISSN:</b> N/A<p>The …

The Truth Behind '40 Acres and a Mule'

<b>Ulysses L. Houston, in lithograph (He Was a Friend to All, W.&M., Savannah, Ga., 1890</b><p><b>100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Find out who came up with the</b> …

Black History

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

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Crashing the pajama party - News - Local Stories - October 5, 2006

Advertisement<p><b>Criminal-defense attorney Laurance Smith</b> insists that the recent party at a downtown hotel near the Capitol was a political affair, a …

Prostitution

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Sacramento Police Get More Intersection Cameras, License Plate Readers

UPDATE: 11:45 p.m. April 28, 2015<p>The Sacramento City Council has approved a police department request to install license plate readers at 18 more …

License Plates

Slavery: the Haunting Legacy of Sterilization Abuse in California State Prisons

<b>By Tala Khanmalek</b><p>Last year the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) announced that nearly 150 female prisoners in California were sterilized …

Time to Apologize for Eugenics

In yesterday’s <i>New York Post</i>, Naomi Schaefer Riley described a new exhibit at NYU recounting some of the activities of American scientists and …

Virginia eugenics victims compensated for sterilisation

<b>Lawmakers in the US state of Virginia have agreed to pay compensation to people who were forcibly sterilised by the authorities decades ago.</b><p>Victims will be paid $25,000 (£16,000) following a legal fight by campaigners.<p>Along with more than 30 other US states, Virginia once operated a sterilisation …

We cannot win climate change with just white liberal America onboard | Raúl M Grijalva

Environmental advocacy must start representing the country we live in – a country where Asian and Latino families are the fastest growing populations<p>The biggest issue in conservation – bigger than any mining project, power plant or climate plan – is diversity. The environmental movement needs to …

The Switch That Turns on Immortality - Seven Figure Publishing

The most commonly used human cell line in biological research was derived from a poor, black tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks in 1951. Hers are …

Cancer Cells

Progressives plot to kill ‘human weeds’

Margaret Sanger lobbying Congress, 1932<p>In the early years of the 20th Century, the “science” of eugenics spread across America, from pulpits to …

Abortion and the Eugenics Bogeyman

Before my wife and I married, we both got tested to see whether we were carriers of the gene that causes Tay-Sachs disease. Why? Because if we were …

Gattaca Is Here: the World’s First Recorded Genetic Modification of a Human Embryo

By Melissa Dykes<p>Chinese researchers are claiming the world’s first genetic modification to enhance a human embryo.<p>Chinese scientists say they’ve …

Buck v. Bell and Forced Sterilization - Eugenics: Three Generations, No Imbeciles

<i>Photograph of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.</i> Courtesy of the Library of Congress. [1.1] Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, …

Leaked Tory plans to cap child benefit have the whiff of eugenics about them | Dawn Foster

The message is clear: that the right to have more than two children should be denied to the poor<p>The challenging thing about children is, once they enter the world, they tend to stick around. Unlike a magazine subscription, if money’s tight, there isn’t an option to have them cancelled. Children are …

Eugenics and Obamacare - And So It Begins

When people think of eugenics the natural tendency is to conjure up images of Hitler and the Nazis trying to create the master race. Yet, many are …

It's National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. What's Congress Doing About It?

January 2015 is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. In a proclamation commemorating the month, President Obama explained:<p>Stained from a history of slavery and shaped by ancestors brought to this country in chains, today, America shines as a beacon of hope to people everywhere …

Child trafficking suspects accused of using death threats, violence to force girls into prostitution

DENVER - A key suspect in a child prostitution operation that coincided with this year's National Western Stock Show, is accused of being the …

Crime

Feds Raid California 'Maternity Hotels' for Birth Tourists

Southern California apartment complexes that doubled as "maternity hotels" for Chinese women who want made-in-America babies were raided early Tuesday, capping an unprecedented federal sting operation, officials said.<p>NBC News was on the scene as Homeland Security agents swept into The Carlyle, a …

Little-Known Laws Help Sex Trafficking Victims Clear Criminal Records

Advocates for women arrested on prostitution charges want the justice system to adopt a different approach. They say instead of being locked up, many prostitutes should actually be considered victims of human trafficking. And they're starting to offer those women a way to clean up the criminal …